The SALT Center is recognized as a College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certified organization, which offers the International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) to tutors for level one through three.
The purpose of ITTPC tutor education is twofold:
- It provides recognition and positive reinforcement of tutors' successful work from an international organization -- CRLA.
ITTPC's tutor certification process sets an internationally accepted standard of skills and education for the SALT Center to certify their tutors.
Tutors support students as they develop strategies specific to their needs and strengths. Students are introduced to a wide variety of methods, demonstrating how to use visual, auditory, and kinesthetic modes to begin, develop, and refine their work. The goal is to create an optimal learning environment in each session that facilitates independent and lifelong learning.
Types of Study Sessions Tutors Can Lead:
- One-on-one tutoring designed to meet the students' needs
- Small group study sessions by specific subject are for two or more students in a common course
- Large group reviews conducted by one or more tutors for a group of students before exams
- Tutors are scheduled for shifts in order to provide assistance for any writing assignment across the curriculum.
- Students can drop-in and/or schedule appointments
Math & Science Lab:
- Tutors are scheduled for shifts in order to provide assistance for various lower division university math and science classes, Pima College math classes and the math readiness exam.
Students can drop-in and/or schedule appointments
Become a SALT Center Tutor
Non-students: Go to The University of Arizona Human Resources website to apply to job number 50852.
Current UA students: Fill out a SALT Tutor Application and return it along with transcripts (an unofficial transcript or advisement report) and a letter of recommendation to:
Expectations of Tutors
- Attend each and every scheduled appointment
- Be on-time
- Integrate the Strategic Tutoring framework into each session
- Facilitate learning by asking open-ended questions
- Have a ready to lead learning mindset